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The State Museum "Pavlovsk"

Phone: (812) 452-1536, 452-1214 (отд.культурных программ)

Address: 196621, Saint-Petersburg, 20, Sadovaja Ulitsa, Pavlovsk town

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    A superb palace and park ensemble, dating from the late 18th to the 19th century, Pavlovsk was a summer residence of the Russian emperor Paul I and his family. Its architects were amongst the greatest of the period: Cameron, Brenna, Quarenghi, Voronikhin and Rossi. The landscape park, one of the largest in Europe, covers an area of 600 hectares.

    The formation of the Pavlovsk Palace collections was closely connected with the journey by its owners through Europe in 1781-82. They visited workshops of well-known artists, ordering and acquiring paintings, furniture, bronze articles, silk fabrics, china sets, etc. They also brought back to Russia a large number of antique sculptures from Italy, and gifts from European royal courts. Many of these treasures are on view, together with an excellent collection of portraits by Russian artists, and a number of Pavlovsk landscape paintings and drawings.

    Following a long restoration, the ravishingly beautiful private rooms of Empress Maria Fedorovna, which were decorated Quarenghi and Voronikhin, are again open to the public

Museum's services:
   museum shop, lecture hall, museum's caffe, theatre, equipped for people with disabilities

Next to the museum there are:
    restaurant(s) or caffes

for museum professionals

Administrative phone:
    (812) 452-2155, Fax: (812) 465-1104

Foundation and opening day:
    founded: 23.12.1777
    opened: 18.05.1918

Organisation status:

Organization form:

Organisation type:
    culture for society, scientific

    Architect and monuments,Historical,Museum preserve,Painting art

    permament show rooms 5411м2
    museum's store 1600м2
    museum's parks 525га

Employee number:
    343 (curators: 24)

Average visitors per year:

Specific departments:
    archive, science library, experts team, restoration dep.

Collections volume:
    57 562, rare collection's items: 57 478

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